Oshkosh Corporation is a leading manufacturer and marketer of access equipment, specialty vehicles and truck bodies for the primary markets of defense, concrete placement, refuse hauling, access equipment and fire & emergency.
Oshkosh is a global enterprise that has driven revenue from $1.3 billion in fiscal 2000 to $7.14 billion* in fiscal 2008. This financial performance is the result of the company’s diversified business model and focused growth strategies:
Embrace operational excellence. Oshkosh’s manufacturing philosophy of mass customization delivers highly specialized vehicles, while its large-scale manufacturing operations provide significant economies of scale.
Lead in product innovation. Oshkosh seeks to introduce more new products and technologies than its competitors in each end market, giving the company a distinct competitive advantage. Oshkosh is at the forefront of robotic vehicle development, diesel-electric drive technology, and independent suspension systems.
Commercialize through acquisitions. Oshkosh has a proven record of completing strategic acquisitions, and then driving organic growth and cost reductions. Since 1996, the company has completed 15 acquisitions.
The company’s major brands – Oshkosh, JLG, Pierce, McNeilus, IMT, Medtec, Geesink, Norba, Jerr-Dan, BAI, CON-E-CO and London – are considered leaders in their industries. JLG leads with a diverse product portfolio including leading brands such as JLG® aerial work platforms; JLG, SkyTrak® and Lull® and telehandlers. Under its Pierce® brand, Oshkosh is the North America’s leading fire truck manufacturer. Oshkosh is among the world’s leading defense vehicle manufacturers. McNeilus® brand concrete mixers are used by more concrete producers than any other. The combined McNeilus and Geesink Norba Group is the world leader in refuse collection bodies. Jerr-Dan is a top name in towing and recovery equipment. BAI is the second largest fire truck manufacturer in Italy; CON-E-CO is a leading U.S. concrete batch plant manufacturer, and London is the leading Canadian concrete mixer manufacturer.
Founded in 1917, Oshkosh Corporation has manufacturing operations in 10 U.S. states and in Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, The Netherlands, Romania, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The company currently employs approximately 14,000 people worldwide.
|Title||Vice President, Defense, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain at Oshkosh Corporation|
|Address||2307 Oregon St.
Oshkosh, WI 54903